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Friday, July 8, 2022
Shocking Amount Biden's Emergency Oil Reserves Ended Up in China, Europe By Michael Austin, The Western Journal July 5, 2022How did China get access to the American petroleum reserve?
Many Americans are now asking that question thanks to a Tuesday report from Reuters.
According to the report, millions of barrels of oil from the United States’ Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) were exported to Europe and Asia in June as the U.S. continued to face an economic crisis.
The barrels were initially released as part of a “historic” effort to lower domestic fuel prices before making their way overseas.
“More than 5 million barrels of oil that were part of a historic U.S. emergency oil reserves release aimed at lowering domestic fuel prices were exported to Europe and Asia last month, according to data and sources, even as U.S. gasoline and diesel prices touched record highs,” Reuters reported.
Devastating 27-Second Biden Video Should Have Everyone Thinking About the 25th AmendmentThe event occurred as Biden gave remarks Friday before signing an executive order on abortion.
Ladies and gentlemen, may I introduce to you the President of the United States. The leader of the free world. The most powerful man on the planet.
With Vice President Kamala Harris and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra standing behind him, President Joe Biden stumbled and bumbled his way through remarks before signing an executive order on abortion on Friday.
The occasional Biden gaffe has given way to at least one gaffe during every public appearance. Today’s performance was marked by several.
In the video below, Biden read a teleprompter cue which said, “repeat the line.”
Harris remained stoic and just the hint of a smirk could be seen on Becerra’s face.
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At issue in the four cases are state restrictions on firearm magazine capacity limits, an assault weapons ban, and open carry.
What did the Supreme Court hold in Bruen?
Bruen held that New York’s “special need” requirement violated the Fourteenth Amendment because it prevented law-abiding citizens with ordinary self-defense needs from exercising their Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.
It expanded upon and clarified prior Supreme Court precedent under Heller, which held that the Second and Fourteenth Amendments protect an individual’s right to keep and bear arms for self-defense, by ruling that there is a constitutional right to carry a handgun for self-defense outside the home.
The decision also emphasized its use of the Court’s text, history, and tradition test adopted in Heller and affirmed by McDonald. The test requires the government to demonstrate that firearm regulations are consistent with the country’s historical tradition of firearm regulations.
What cases were sent back for reconsideration?
CBP officials released the findings of a more than 500-page report on the investigation into the incident on July 8 and said no agents were found to have struck any of the illegal immigrants, ABC News reported.
However, the agency determined that mounted Border Patrol agents had used unnecessary force and profanity-laced threats that they would push the migrants back into the river.
The chief of the U.S. Border Patrol has said agents do not carry whips, and that what was seen in the video were reins as the border patrol struggled to control their mounts along a riverbank with men, women, and children darting between them.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
As Ocasio-Cortez raised on NBC’s Meet the Press, Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) have suggested that Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch lied in their confirmation hearings and in personal meetings with the senators about whether or not they would consider overturning Supreme Court precedents while serving as justices. Justice Amy Coney Barrett also pledged during her confirmation that she would uphold precedents.
“If we allow Supreme Court nominees to lie under oath and secure lifetime appointments to the highest court of the land…. there must be consequences for such a deeply destabilizing action and hostile takeover of our democratic institutions,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “What makes it particularly dangerous is that it sends a blaring signal to all future nominees that they can now lie to duly elected members of the United States Senate in order to secure Supreme Court confirmations.”
Justice Clarence Thomas should also be impeached for recent controversies concerning his wife, conservative activist Ginni Thomas, Ocasio-Cortez said. “I believe that violating federal law in not disclosing income from political organizations, as Clarence Thomas did years ago, is also potentially an impeachable offense. I believe that not recusing from cases that one clearly has family members involved in, with very deep violations of conflict of interest, are also impeachable offenses.”
Swalwell posted the tweet on Tuesday appearing to compare the Highland Park, Illinois, shooter who killed six people and injured more than 30 at a Fourth of July parade to Boebert.
"Let’s start drawing straight lines," Swalwell wrote on his congressional Twitter account, posting a picture of Boebert holding an AR-15 rifle juxtaposed to a picture of the suspect, Robert Crimo III.
Swalwell’s tweet could also suggest that the alleged shooter drew inspiration from Boebert. The post came a day after the massacre.
Boebert told Fox News Digital she gets "that Eric Swalwell isn't a fan of our Constitutional rights and is desperate to distract from his repeated political failures, but the only straight line that needs to be drawn is from Eric Swalwell to Fang Fang to the Chinese Communist Party."
"I will make sure that line gets drawn when we take back the House," Boebert continued. "Law-abiding gun owners won't be smeared and disarmed every time a California failed presidential candidate rolls out of bed with a Chinese spy and tries to blame us for the conduct of others."
Before I get nasty comments, this article is up to show what the demoRats accuse us REPS of doing...I posted this article not because I liked it but because I HAVE SAID THE SAME THING MANY, MANY TIMES...I agree whole heartedly with Marjorie Taylor Greene. I wouldn't put it past the demoRats to be involved in these mass shootings to bolster their agenda.Taking lawful gun owners guns away using whatever premise they can to do it. But at least there are a few people who agree with me. These shootings always have too many unanswered questions....
Amazon Inc CEO Jeff Bezos slammed President Joe Biden on Saturday over a tweet suggesting that gas station operators should decrease their selling price closer to cost price.“My message to the companies running gas stations and setting prices at the pump is simple: this is a time of war and global peril,” Biden wrote Saturday on Twitter.
“Bring down the price you are charging at the pump to reflect the cost you’re paying for the product. And do it now,” Biden said on his post.
Bezos criticized Biden for the tweet within hours. “Ouch. Inflation is far too important a problem for the White House to keep making statements like this,” the billionaire wrote.
Ouch. Inflation is far too important a problem for the White House to keep making statements like this. It’s either straight ahead misdirection or a deep misunderstanding of basic market dynamics.
United States government official
My message to the companies running gas stations and setting prices at the pump is simple: this is a time of war and global peril. Bring down the price you are charging at the pump to reflect the cost you’re paying for the product. And do it now.
9:42 PM · Jul 2, 2022
“It’s either straight ahead misdirection or a deep misunderstanding of basic market dynamics,” he added.
Other Twitter users joined Bezos in slamming Biden, including Republican U.S. House Candidate Omar Navarro of California, who wrote, “Dude we are not a communist country.”
“I keep thinking about this tweet and am continually baffled,” RealClearInvestigations senior writer Mark Hemmingway wrote. “When things are so obviously bad, ‘we feel your pain and we’re doing our best’ is much better political messaging than ‘we’re in denial about how this is happening so let’s blame others.'”
Biden, however, received support for his Twitter post from a surprising source —Chinese state-affiliated media.
“Now U.S. President finally realized that capitalism is all about exploitation. He didn’t believe this before,” Editor-in-Chief for the Chinese state-run China Daily newspaper Chen Weihua wrote.
Chen also shared a screenshot of a previous tweet where he responded to Biden saying “capitalism without competition” is “exploitation” by writing, “Capitalism is all about exploitation. Period.”
Biden’s Saturday post on Twitter was not the president’s first attempt to blame others for an economic crisis aggravated by his administration’s mishandling of the nation’s macroeconomy.
As the nation experiences record-high inflation and soaring gas prices, Biden has scapegoated Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and big corporations for the country’s economic woes.
Biden’s Saturday tweet came as the national average price for gas stood at $4.812, according to the AAA.
Bezos has previously criticized Biden on Twitter for blame-shifting on economic issues. In May, the billionaire slammed Biden for blaming large corporations for the financial troubles by saying they were not paying their supposed fair share.
Bezos wrote, “they understandably want to muddy the topic. They know inflation hurts the neediest the most. But unions aren’t causing inflation and neither are wealthy people.”
Look, a squirrel! This is the White House’s statement about my recent tweets. They understandably want to muddy the topic. They know inflation hurts the neediest the most. But unions aren’t causing inflation and neither are wealthy people. Remember the Administration tried…
12:34 PM · May 16, 2022
Looking Like Trump Was Right: Report Says Hunter Biden Under Fed. Surveillance for China Ties By Abby Liebing July 6, 2022 THE WESTERN JOURNALAs the drama around Hunter Biden continues to unfold, it has come to light that he has been under federal surveillance for ties with Chinese figures, according to a recent report.
Paul Sperry, a reporter for Real Clear Investigations, tweeted U.S. counterintelligence officials told him about Biden coming under surveillance and looking into his contacts and deals in China.
TWEETThis is not the first time that the issue of Hunter Biden and his connections to China have made headlines.
Former President Donald Trump actually claimed that the Biden family had suspicious ties to China in 2019, Reuters reported.
Trump particularly accused Hunter Biden of using his position of influence to secure the financial backing of China for his investments.
But at the time Trump provided little evidence of his claims about Biden, and many dismissed it.
But since the contents of Biden’s laptop have been discovered by the New York Post, the connection between Biden and China has some real evidence behind it now.
It has become clearer that the Biden family has strong ties to China and Chinese business and have profited from the connection.
“The Biden family has done five deals in China totaling some $31 million arranged by individuals with direct ties to Chinese intelligence — some reaching the very top of China’s spy agency,” the New York Post reported in January.
“Indeed, every known deal that the Biden family enjoyed with Beijing was reached courtesy of individuals with spy ties. And Joe Biden personally benefited from his family’s foreign deals,” the Post continued.
These deals have been going on for years it appears.
When President Joe Biden was vice president under Barack Obama, Hunter Biden tagged along with him on a trip to China in 2013.
While the older Biden was working on the tensions in the South China Sea, Hunter Biden paid a visit to Jonathan Li, a Chinese financier who ran the private-equity fund Bohai Capital, the New York Post reported.
“Ten days later the Chinese business license for Bohai Harvest — a new company which would invest Chinese cash in projects outside the country that Hunter Biden had been trying to launch for more than a year — was approved by Chinese officials,” the New York Post reported.
As more and more of these connections between Hunter Biden and China have been examined, there seem to be clear indication that the Biden family has immensely profited from their business deals in China.
Hunter Biden’s laptop continues to provide evidence of the connections in China that have helped along the way.
“Hunter Biden’s hard drive contained an enviable lineup of contacts for top US officials tasked with overseeing the US-China relationship, and at least 10 senior Google executives — raising new questions about the extent to which Joe Biden’s well-connected son could have leveraged his connections for personal profit,” the New York Post reported.
But now it has landed Hunter Biden in a tough spot as the security concerns surrounding his connections and business practices are raising questions.